Department responds to vehicle fire report

From Local Sources

FERDINAND — Units of the Ferdinand Volunteer Fire Department responded to the report of a vehicle fire on the south end of town late Tuesday afternoon.

The 5:48 p.m. report sent firefighters to an area of State Road 162 near I-64, according to Fire Chief John Hoppenjans.

There was no fire, according to the chief. Units arrived to find the call involved an overheated vehicle with steam coming from its radiator.

Four trucks and 20 firefighters were on the scene 8 minutes.

The Ferdinand Police Department assisted.

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